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ARJEN LUCASSEN And ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Join Forces In THE GENTLE STORM

THE GENTLE STORM, the collaboration between AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen and former THE GATHERING singer Anneke Van Giersbergen, will release its debut album in early 2015. The effort will be "an epic concept double album" and "a combination of classical meets metal and acoustic folk," according to Lucassen. Lucassen and Van Giersbergen originally crossed paths ...

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NIGHTWISH, EPICA, DELAIN Singers To Be Featured In 'The Voices Of Women In Metal' Documentary

Rising Moon Productions has released the first trailer for the upcoming documentary film "Soaring Highs And Brutal Lows: The Voices Of Women In Metal", produced and directed by Mark Harwood. The film explores the experiences of female metal vocalists and combines interview, concert and archival footage to highlight the growth in popularity of this music ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Working On 'Only Half There' Book

Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend is collaborating with the London, U.K.-based publisher Rocket 88 on an official book titled "Only Half There". Says Devin: "With this book, I really want to discuss music, my creative process, the connection between my personal development and how my career and music has been lived, and ...

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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN: Video Footage Of Toulouse Concert

Video footage of former THE GATHERING singer Anneke Van Giersbergen's March 30 performance at Le Bikini in Toulouse, France can be seen below. Anneke Van Giersbergen's new solo album, "Drive", was released on September 23, 2013 in Europe and on October 15, 2013 in North America via InsideOut Music. Anneke told Classic Rock Revisited about ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN And ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Collaborating On New Project

Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen (AYREON) will collaborate with former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen on a new project. Arjen says: "Expect an epic concept double album, a combination of 'classical meets metal' and 'acoustic folk." Anneke states: "Yesch!! I'll be teaming up with the one and only Arjen Lucassen for a concept double album! ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM: Fifth 'Bled White' Studio Video Blog

The fifth installment of the video blog documenting the studio sessions for the recording of the ninth NOVEMBERS DOOM disc, entitled "Bled White", can be seen below. Sessions are being held at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin. The album is tentatively due for release in mid-summer 2014. NOVEMBERS DOOM's eighth full-length album, "Aphotic", was ...

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